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Non-Hodgkin’s disease link with autoimmune conditions

A past medical history that includes an autoimmune condition such as Sjogren’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis is a risk factor for developing Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL). Scientists believe that there is a link between immunosuppressive therapy to reduce the morbidity of autoimmune diseases and NHL.

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About: Non-Hodgkin’s disease link with autoimmune conditions

Date: 31 October 2005

Source: Reuters Health

Author: David Douglas

URL: http://www.cancerpage.com/news/article.asp?id=9001

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